Banco de México Raises Rates Again With Inflation Risk To Mexican Economy

The Mexican Central Bank, Banco de México raised interest rates by 25 basis points to 5.00% with the bank saying headline and core inflation forecasts were revised upwards. Last month the Banco Central do Brasil​ hiked its benchmark interest rate by 150bp to 7.75% The Mexico central bank Governing Board increased the target for the overnight interbank interest rate by 25 basis points to 5.00%. The vote was not unanimous, voting in favor of the decision were Alejandro Díaz de … Continue reading “Banco de México Raises Rates Again With Inflation Risk To Mexican Economy”

Banco de México Raises Rates With Inflation Risk To Mexican Economy

The Mexican Central Bank, Banco de México raised interest rates by 25 basis points to 4.75% with the bank saying headline and core inflation forecasts were revised upwards. Last week the Banco Central do Brasil​ hiked its benchmark interest rate by 100bp to 6.25%

Goldman Sachs Warns of Surprise Banco de México Rate Cut as Mexican Economy Deteriorates

Goldman Sachs say that Banco de México, Mexico’s central bank may respond with a surprise rate cut They cite an underperforming economy, cost of border protection and widening output gap.

U.S. Puts 5% Tariff on Mexico With Threat of 25% Tied to Illegal Immigration

US President Trump announced a 5% tariff on Mexico saying that if Mexico does not do more to halt illegal immigration into the US the 5% tariff will rise to 25% in steps by October 2019. The Mexican Peso Collapsed on the news.

NAFTA Replaced With United States – Mexico Trade Agreement

After months of negotiations the United States and Mexico have replaced the previous NAFTA agreement with the United States – Mexico Trade Agreement. Canada was not part of the deal, they maybe added later, or not. The pressure is now on the Canadians.

Positive NAFTA Talks Continue Despite Bombardier Outcry

The NAFTA renegotiation talks completed their third round today in Ottawa, Canada. No surprise the reporters favorite topic, the US imposing 220% duty on Bombardier planes. Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. were all positive and look forward to round 4.